Play US Powerball from New Zealand

How to play Powerball online

How To Play Powerball Online

Playing the US Powerball is made easy on theLotter because you can adjust your gameplay to your personal preferences. For this lottery, you have to choose five main numbers from a guess range of 1 to 69 and a Powerball number from a guess range of 1 to 26.

On our platform, you can choose your numbers manually or you can leave it entirely up to fate and use the Quick Pick option that provides you with a random set of numbers. You can also save your lucky numbers to your theLotter account and use them for your tickets as often as you like.

 PowerPlay Multiplier

All About the PowerPlay Multiplier

This is a game enhancement technique provided by the Powerball lottery: when purchasing your ticket, click on the Multiplier PowerPlay option if you want to boost the value of your Powerball prize.

The PowerPlay option does not apply for jackpots. The second prize worth $1,000,000 doubles its value with PowerPlay. The third to ninth tier prizes can increase 2, 3, 4, or even 5 times, depending on the value of the multipler for the respective draw. Moreover, when the Powerball jackpot is lower than or equal to $150 million, a x10 PowerPlay is added to the range.

 Can I Play Powerball Online in New Zeeland?

Can I Play Powerball Online in New Zealand?

Thanks to theLotter, yes you can, and it has never been easier than this. All you have to do is set up your account on our platform and you can play the world's biggest lotteries from New Zealand, including the amazing US Powerball.

Our local agents in the US will purchase your tickets on your behalf and then, they will send you a scan of your official ticket so that you can check your numbers yourself. Playing the world’s biggest lotteries has never been easier! Learn more about our service and how the whole lottery tickets purchase tickets works here. On theLotter, you can play the biggest lotto games in the entire world, such as the USA Mega Millions, the SuperEnalotto, or the Spain EuroMillions.

 Official Powerball Draws

When Are the Official Powerball Draws?

The official draws for the US Powerball take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 22:59 EST. This means Thursday and Sunday 16:59 NZT. If you are one of the lucky winners, you will receive a notification from theLotter shortly after the draw. You can also check the winning Powerball numbers yourself on theLotter New Zealand, or you can subscribe to our results alerts service to receive the most recent results as soon as they become available.

If you want to make sure you never miss a US Powerball draw, you can opt for Multi-Draws that provide you with a discount of up to 25% for your tickets. You can also subscribe for the US Powerballand get every 10th ticket free of charge.

 Win the US Powerball Jackpot

All about the US Powerball Jackpot

To win the fabulous US Powerball jackpot, you have to guess all the five main numbers and the Powerball. The odds of winning of 1:292,201,338 may seem quite scary, but hitting the US Powerball jackpot is not as rare as you might think. In 2016, US Powerball has made as many as 9 jackpot winners, with 3 of them sharing the record jackpot of $1.58 billion. The three lucky ticket holders came from Tennessee, Florida and California.

Another notable US Powerball jackpot win dates from May 18, 2013, when Gloria C. Mackenzie from California scooped a mouth-watering prize of $590.5 million. This was the former jackpot record for US Powerball, broken in January 2016 went the jackpot went over the billion threshold. It remains the biggest win on a single ticket, not only for Powerball, but for the entire lottery world.

 Boost odds of winning

Boost your Odds of Winning US Powerball Prizes

While the odds of winning with US Powerball are impressive, you can increase your chances of being a winner using the smart solutions offered by theLotter.

You can opt to play US Powerball syndicates, that provide you with the chance to enter the game with a large number of tickets for only a fraction of the cost. You would be sharing your tickets and the winnings it may generate with the other members of the team, but your chances of scooping a prize would get an incredible boost. Here you can find out all about lottery syndicates and the amazing benefits they offer.

Another amazing option available to theLotter users is the Bundle package. This gives you the best of both worlds because you can have an individual ticket and choose your own numbers, as well as a share in a US Powerball syndicate. And it also comes with a sizable discount, which makes it well-worth trying out. Find out everything about Bundles here.

US Powerball online winners on theLotter

theLotter's Powerball Winners

Along the years, quite a few of our players have won the US Powerball. The most recent winner is G. from Australia, who won a staggering $1 MILLION. We dubbed him “The Wonder from Down Under” because his win was truly impressive. He had been playing the lottery on our portal since 2003 and on October 19th 2016 he finally got his big break with the second prize in the US Powerball.

Before him, H. from El Salvador also won $1 MILLION on January 13th 2016. The 73-year-old was thrilled his passion for the lottery had finally paid off and he intends to share his amazing prize with his family. He also has plans to use his newly-found fortune to travel and get to see the world.

Latest News About Powerball Lottery Players

Latest News About Powerball Lottery Players

On December 27th, a $298.3 million US Powerball jackpot was won in New York. Now, David Johnson from Brooklyn has come forward to collect his amazing prize. The 56-year-old truck driver is absolutely thrilled about his win. "I can't even eat. I start and can't finish my food”, said Mr. Johnson. “I'm happy with joy inside."

He chose the lump sum payout of $180 million, which will leave him with $114 million after taxes. Mr. Johnson quit his job immediately after he found out about the jackpot and said that he plans to enjoy an early retirement. "I’m rich. I don’t gotta go to work no more," he said. Congratulations to the happy winner!